KINESIOLOGY • KIN
Courses offered are of two types: (1) basic activity courses such as tennis, golf, etc. open to all students of the University; and (2) professional courses in kinesiology. All basic
activity courses are offered on a pass/fail grade basis.
BASIC ACTIVITY COURSES
Students in these classes must furnish and wear clothing suitable to the activity.
1123 to 1160 Beginning Courses (1 sem. hr. each) Pass/fail grading.
1126 Gymnast ics
1132 Ballroom Danc e
1133 Children's Rhythms For elementary grades, physical education, or special education majors.
1134 Interna tio nal Folk Danc e
1135 Golf for Business and L ife
1140 Scuba Div ing Prereq.: KIN 1236 or consent of instructor.
1142 Condition ing Exer cis es
1144 Aerobi c Dan ce
1146 Weight Tr ain ing
1147 Chinese Kung Fu
1148 Chinese Self D efens e
1150 Recrea tion al Danc e
1151 Racquetb al l
1152 Tai Chi I
1154 Mart ia l Ar ts
1156 Outdoor L iving Ski lls American Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate recommended.
1157 Aerobi c Swimm ing Prereq.: KIN 1236 or intermediate swimming skills.
1158 Canoeing Prereq.: must be able to swim 50 yards with a personal flotation device; tread water for one minute and swim 50 yards without a personal flotation device.
1160 Adapt ed Physica l Educa ti on For students who cannot participate in vigorous physical exercise due to physical disability or other handicapping condition.
1224 to 1257 Interm edi ate Courses (1 sem. hr. each) Pass/fail grading.
1244 Aerobi c Dan ce
1246 Weight lif t ing
1251 Racquetb al l
1252 Tai Chi II
1254 Mart ia l Ar ts
1257 Aerobi c Swimm ing
1336 to 1338 Advanc ed Courses (1 sem. hr. each) Pass/fail grading.
1337 Advanced L if esaving Prereq.: KIN 1236 and 1336 or Advanced Swimming Certificate.
1338 Water Safe ty Instru ctor's Course Prereq.: valid Advanced Lifesaving Certificate.
In the Department of Kinesiology, the second digit of the course number denotes the area of interest for professional courses, as follows: 4Ckinesiology activity for majors;
5Ckinesiology theory; 6Chealth.
1405 Track and Fie ld (1) 3 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors or minors.
1406 Basketba ll (1) 3 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors or minors.
1407 Softbal l (1) 3 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors or minors.
1408 Voll eyba ll (1) 3 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors or minors.
1409 Flag Footbal l (1) 3 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors or minors.
1410 Field Sports (1) 3 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors or minors.
1412 Tennis (1) 3 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors or minors.
1413 Badminton (1) 3 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors or minors.
1427 Physical A ct ivi ty I: V ol leyba ll and Basketb al l (1) For kinesiology majors or minors. 3 hrs. lab. Identification, analysis, and practice of skills and techniques
fundamental to volleyball and basketball; rules, strategies, safety.
1600 Personal and Communi ty He al th Problems (3) Content and theory related to basic health information; critical health issues; improving and maintaining optimal
health and wellness.
1801 Movemen t Fundament als for Physic al A ct ivi ty (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors. Movement concepts associated with space and time and how
these concepts can be organized into a learning environment.
1802 Individua l /Lif et ime Ac tiv it ies (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors. Identification, analysis and practice of skills, techniques and fundamental
concepts associated with lifetime activities.
1803 Team A ct ivi ti es (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors. Identification, analysis and practice of skills, techniques and fundamental concepts associated
with team activities.
1804 Aerobi c and Streng th A ct ivi ti es (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors. Major concepts of aerobic and strength training including safety, technique,
age appropriate activities, and training principles.
1999 Specia l Topi cs (1) May be taken for a max. of 4 sem. hrs. credit when topics vary. 3 hrs. lab. Identification, analysis, and practice of skills and techniques fundamental
to sports; rules, strategies, and appropriate safety procedures.
2500 Human Ana tomy (3) Micro and macroscopic study of the human body.
2501 History and Phi losophy of Kin esio logy (3) Developments in kinesiology and health from ancient times to the present.
2502 Practi cum in Sports Stud ies (3) Prereq.: For students minoring in sports studies. Pass-fail grading. Observation and practical application in a sport or sport-related
setting. Students work in a professional capacity under the guidance of an on-site coordinator.
2503 Basic A thle t ic Tra inin g (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Athletic training room procedure; first aid treatment of injuries; use of athletic training room equipment;
protective strapping; padding for all sports.
2504 Princip les of Condit ioni ng (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Methods and concepts of training and conditioning; physical fitness activities and current trends;
participation in a fitness training lab including fitness assessments and training methods designed to promote fitness; planning physical fitness programs for community and
commercial organizations, education institutions, and social agencies.
2505 Orthoped ic In jury Eva lua tion T echn iques I (3) Prereq.: BIOL 1201, 1208; KIN 2503; or permission of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. For students in the
professional phase of the Athletic Training area of concentration. Specialized course in the initial on-field and clinical evaluation of orthopedic injuries and conditions of the
lower extremities and the spine, including emergency care procedures and signs/symptoms/treatment of various injuries/conditions.
2506 Orthoped ic In jury Eva lua tion T echn iques II (3) Prereq.: BIOL 1202, 1209; KIN 2503, 2505; or permission of instructor. For students in the professional phase
of the Athletic Training area of concentration. Specialized course in the initial on-field and clinical evaluation of orthopedic injuries and conditions of the upper extremities,
cervical spine, head, and face; including emergency care procedures and signs/symptoms/treatment of various injuries/conditions.
2507 Methods and M ate ria ls in Physic al Educ at ion for th e El emen tary S chool (4 ) 2 hrs. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. For elementary teachers. Progressively graded
programs of activities for elementary schools.
2509 Medic al T erm inology for K ines iology (3) Majors only or permission of instructor. In-depth introduction to medical terminology, with a focus on body systems,
medical specialities, and medical communication.
2510 Introduc tion to Spor t and Le isure Adm inis tra tion (3) Introduction to the academic and professional field of sport administration.
2511 Sports Offic ia ting (2) Prereq.: proficiency in sports indicated. 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Rules interpretation and techniques of officiating basketball, volleyball, and
2512 K-12 Classroom Man agem ent and Organ iza tion (3 ) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Classroom and behavior management strategies for used in educational settings.
2515 The Coaching of Tr ack and Fi eld (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principles and techniques of coaching track and field; organization and administration of practice and
various levels of competition.
2516 The Coaching of Baske tba ll (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principles and techniques of coaching basketball; organization and administration of practice and various
levels of competition.
2517 The Coaching of Baseb al l/Sof tba ll (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Techniques of coaching baseball/softball; organization and administration of practice and various
levels of competition.
2518 The Coaching of Vol leyba ll (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Techniques of coaching volleyball; organization and administration of practice and various levels of
2519 The Coaching of Footb al l (2) Prereq.: 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Techniques of coaching football; organization and administration of practice and various levels of
2525 Practi cum in th e Coach ing of Indiv idua l and Te am Sports (1-3) 3-9 hrs. lab. May be taken for credit when sports vary.
2526 Psychology of Coaching (3) Psychological perspectives applied to the athletic situation; coaching personalities, athletic personalities, psychological injuries,
motivation, mental preparation, relaxation techniques, and stereotypes in athletics.
2530 Sport in Socie ty (3) Interdisciplinary study of sport as a mirror of society reflecting the dynamics of human social existence; emphasizes process through which
individuals formulate their identity from youth to old age.
2540 Introduc ing Physica l Educa ti on for Indiv iduals wi th Dis abi li ti es (3) Principles and practices of physical activity opportunities for people with disabilities;
laws affecting those with disabilities; motor abilities of individuals with disabilities; adjusting programs to suit the needs and interests of these individuals.
2577 Hea lth and Physic al Edu ca tion for th e El emen tary Schoo l (4) 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Basic principles and concepts of a healthy lifestyle; nutrition, fitness,
exercise; study and analysis of movement.
2600 Human Sexua li ty (3) Historical, semantic, religious, social, medical, and comparative cultural aspects of human sexuality from childhood to senility.
2601 First Aid (1) 1 hr. lecture; 1 hr. lab.
2602 Methods, Ma ter ia ls, and Content in He al th Educa t ion for the E lem entary Schoo l (3) Theoretical foundations, essential content and pedagogical practices
for K-8 Health Education.
2603 Consumer Hea lth (3) Major consumer health problems; selecting, purchasing, and financing health services and products.
2604 Issues in Menta l He al th (3) Issues in mental health; stress, depression, alienation, family violence, suicide, death and dying.
2900 Independen t Study (1-3) Prereq.: Permission of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Reading, research or field work on selected topics.
2999 Internship in Le isure, Recre at ion and Sport (6) Prereq.: Permission of instructor and concurrent enrollment in KIN 2900. Pass/fail grading. Credit will not be
given for both this course and KIN 2502. Gaining first hand knowledge and practical hands-on experience in recreational or sport settings.
3500 Human Ana tomy Labo ra tory (1) Prereq.: KIN 2500 or consent of instructor. 2 hrs. lab. Computer based study. Interactive software of the human body; gross
anatomy with emphasis on muscle, bone, nerve, and blood vessels.
3501 Advanced Ath le ti c Tra ining (3) Prereq.: KIN 2503. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Advanced topics in athletic training; advanced taping techniques; emergency care
protocols including spine boarding, crutch fitting; and splintings; proper use and indications of therapeutic modalities.
3502 Tests and Me asuremen ts in K inesio logy (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principles of measurement and evaluation in kinesiology and health; emphasis on criteria for
selection and evaluation of tests and techniques of testing; analyzing and interpreting motor performance and cognitive test scores.
3505 Practi cum in A th let ic Tr ain ing (1 ) Prereq.: KIN 2503. 2 hrs. clinic/practicum. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit.
3507 The Olymp ic G ames : Anc ien t and Mode rn (3) Origins, growth, politicalization, and governance of the games.
3508 Organi za tion and Admin istr at ion in A thl et ic Tr ain ing (3 ) Limited to students in the athletic training certification concentration. Organization and
administration of an Athletic Training Program including budget, facilities, equipment, insurance, legal aspects, records, employment, personnel, and structure of the National
Athletic Trainer's Association.
3509 Therapeu ti c Exer cise and Rehabi l ita t ion in A thl et ic Tra in ing (3) Prereq.: KIN 2505, 2506; or permission of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. For students
in the Athletic Training area of concentration. Basic components of designing and implementing physical rehabilitation programs; rationale use and application of therapeutic
exercise techniques in injury rehabilitation.
3510 Techniqu es and Me thods of Tea ching Physic al Edu cat ion (3) Prereq.: KIN 2504 and competency in four activities. Concurrent enrollment in KIN 3516.
Education majors only. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Microteaching and field experience required. Current teaching methods and materials in physical education; teaching styles,
aids, and formulation of lesson and unit plans.
3511 The Physical Edu ca tion Progra m in El emen tary Schoo ls (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab/field experiences in multicultural settings. For kinesiology majors or
minors. Must be taken concurrently with KIN 3516. Students must be enrolled in the College of Education. Progressively graded programs of activities.
3512 Therapeu ti c Moda li ti es (3) Limited to students enrolled in the athletic training area of concentration or by permission of instructor. Cognitive, psychomotor, and
affective skills for therapeutic modalities in treatment of athletic injuries; topics include principles of tissue trauma, wound healing, pain mechanism, thermal modalities,
mechanical modalities, and electromagnetic modalities.
3513 Introduc tion to Motor L earn ing (3) Motor skills learning principles that can be applied to instructional and rehabilitation situations; psychological and
physiological characteristics that influence skill learning; behavioral changes related to the stages of skill learning; the influence of various types of practice conditions on skill
3514 Biomecha nic al Bas is of Kines iology (3) Prereq.: MATH 1022, KIN 2500, PHYS 2001 or equivalent. Education majors only. Anatomical and mechanical analysis
of human movement; emphasis on structure and function of bone and muscle, statics, dynamics, kinematics, kinetics, and projectile motion.
3515 The Physiologi ca l Basis of Ac tiv ity (3) Prereq.: KIN 2500, 2504; BIOL 2160. Basic physiological concepts of the muscular, metabolic, cardiovascular, and
circulorespiratory systems; behavior of each system in relation to exercise; determination of normal and abnormal physical responses to exercise; development of a philosophy
of scientific inquiry.
3516 Curriculu m Construc tion in Physi ca l Educa tion (3) Concurrent enrollment in KIN 3510 or 3511. Education majors only. Curriculum construction and program
content for elementary and secondary schools.
3517 Neuromo tor Contro l of Human Mov emen t (3) Prereq.: KIN 2500. Muscle dynamics; sensory and motor neural pathways; subcortical reflexes; supraspinal
mechanisms; behavioral issues.
3518 Classroom Cultur e in Physica l Educ at ion (3) Prereq.: KIN 2512. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Learning processes of students in the social learning environment of
the physical education classroom. Focus will be on individual and group motivation, social interaction, integration of technology, and classroom management.
3519 Cadaver Prosec tion (1) Prereq.: KIN 2500, for Kinesiology majors or consent of instructor . Active review of human anatomical structures using cadaveric tissues.
3525 Labora tory Techn iques in Ex erc ise Physiology (1) Prereq.: credit or registration in KIN 3515. 2 hrs. lab. Laboratory sessions examining the physiological effect
of different types of exercise on the functions of the human body.
3534 Scient if ic Basis for Exe rcis e (3) Prereq.: KIN 3515. Two hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Historical development of chronic disease risk factors; contraindications and valid
uses of exercise prescription.
3535 Exercis e Test ing and Prescr ipt ion (3) Prereq.: KIN 3525, 3534. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. For students in the fitness studies concentration. Theory and practice of
fitness testing, exercise prescription, health promotion, and related concerns.
3540 Mild /Mod era te Impa irm ent and Physic al A ct iv ity (3) Prereq.: EDCI 2700 and KIN 2540. Substantial observation in schools required. Focus on individuals who
exhibit mild/moderate developmental disabilities including intellectual disabilities; learning disabilities; behavioral disabilities; behavioral disorders; and mild/moderate
physical, sensory, and health disabilities.
3541 Severe Dis abi li ti es and Physica l Ac tiv ity (3) Prereq.: EDCI 2700 and KIN 2540. Substantial observations in schools required. Focus on individuals with severe
intellectual, behavioral, physical, and sensory disabilities.
3545 Individua ls w ith D isab il it ies in Physic al A ct ivi ty Programs (3) Prereq.: EDCI 2700. Credit will not be given for both this course and KIN 2540. Not open to
kinesiology majors in the health and physical education concentration. Movement skills of individuals with disabilities; curriculum implementation specified in federal and state
3602 Instructo r's Course in First Aid (2) 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. For persons qualifying to teach the junior and standard Red Cross courses in aid to the injured.
3603 Organi za tion of th e School H ea lth Program (3) Prereq.: KIN 1600. Organization of school health programs involving health services, healthful school living,
school environment, school health administration, and evaluation of school health programs.
3604 Methods of Te aching Se condary H ea lth Edu ca tion (3) Prereq.: KIN 1600. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. field experiences in multicultural settings. Structure of school
health education and its relationship to official and voluntary health agencies and to professional associations; modern health resources suitable for teaching health.
3605 Hea lth and the Ag ing Process (3) Health conservation of human resources; emphasis on understanding attitudes and practices related to health in the aging process.
3608 Communicab le and Noncommun ic able Dise ases (3) Etiology, prophylaxis, and control of communicable and noncommunicable diseases and impairments;
cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular, respiratory, and sexually transmitted diseases.
3609 Methods of Te aching W el lness Educa tion (3) Prereq.: KIN 2512. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Requisite knowledge and skills for successful teaching of wellness
education in K-12 settings.
3660 The Hol ist ic H eal th Appro ach t o Stress (3) Sources of stress; evaluation of stress-related diseases; techniques for promoting stress reduction; prevention of
3800 Ethi cal and Lega l Issues in Sport (3) Introduction to basic ethical and legal principles required to successfully address managerial situations that arise in sport
industry settings; ethical concepts and theories that provide the foundation for the rendering of comprehensive decisions, including but not limited to issues involving Title IX,
the use of drugs, antitrust, labor, intellectual property, and religion.
3801 Sport Strat egies and Pl anning (3) Principles and procedures involved with strategies and planning of professional and intercollegiate athletics.
3802 Program and Event M anag emen t (3) Basic concepts pertaining to the production of amateur, professional, and recreational sporting events.
3804 Financi al Issues in Sport (3) Prereq.: ACCT 2000; credit will not be given for this course and FIN 3715. Application of sound financial concepts in sport
management and sport operation.
4500 Adapt ed Physica l Ac tiv ity Progr ams (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Preparation for teaching special activities to individuals with disabilities; organization and
administration of physical activity programs.
4501 Specia l Topi cs in Kin esio logy (3) May be repeated for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. For students interested in additional study in specific
aspects of kinesiology.
4505 Practi cum in Hu man Move men t Scien ce (3) Prereq.: enrollment in the College of Education; senior standing; KIN 2500, 3513, 3514. 6 hrs. lab. Pass/fail grading.
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Observation and practice of skills, techniques, and protocols of patient care within local clinics, hospitals, skill nursing
facilities, development disability centers, and private practices.
4509 Sports Supplements (3) Introduction to federal regulations which enable supplements to be marketed; methods used to evaluate the benefits of supplements and
processes used to analyze specific supplements used in sports.
4510 Knowledg e Struc ture Approa ch to Skil ls Ana lysis (3) Prereq.: physical education cohort membership or consent of instructor. Analyses of the skills and
subskills of selected team, dual, and individual movement activities.
4512 Lifespan Mo tor D eve lopmen t (3) Analysis of changes in motor behavior from infancy to older adulthood; current theoretical perspectives; current issues; correlates
of motor development.
4513 Facil it ies M anagem ent (3) Preventive maintenance, facility planning, event administration, box office management, house and ground management, systems
management, marketing, finance and personnel administration.
4514 Quant it at ive An alys is of Human Mov emen t (3) Prereq.: KIN 3514 or equivalent. Theory and application of kinematic, kinetic, and electromyographic data
acquisition and analysis in the study of human movement as it relates to performing motor skills.
4515 Sports Seminar (3) Trends and issues related to the development and maintenance of athletic abilities in a variety of sports.
4517 Sports Adminis tra tion (3) Policies and practices in the administration of athletic programs in academic settings.
4519 Cadaver D issec tion (3) Prereq.: KIN 2500, for Kinesiology majors or consent of instructor. Active dissection of human cadavers.
4520 Psychosocial Aspec ts of Physical Act iv ity (3) Prereq.: senior or graduate standing. Psychological and sociological perspectives of physical activity; theories and
research related to sport and exercise behavior; and psychological factors that influence involvement and performance in physical activity settings.
4525 Human Ana tomy and Func tion al Impa irm ent (3) Prereq.: KIN 2500, 3500, or consent of instructor. Anatomy of selected systems and the mechanisms and effects
4538 Practi cum in App l ied Fitn ess (6) Prereq.: KIN 3534, 3535. 12 hrs. lab. For kinesiology majors. Pass-fail grading. Practical application of exercise testing, exercise
prescription, and leadership.
4540 The Physical Edu ca tion Curr icu lum for Chi ldren w ith Disab il i ties (3) Prereq.: KIN 3540 and 3541. Curriculum needs, implementation, and evaluation,
using the Louisiana State Regulations and P. E. Needs Assessment .
4550 Reflec t ive Te ach ing in H eal th and Physic al Edu cat ion (3) Prereq.: physical education cohort membership or consent of instructor. Critical issues and
pedagogical practices of the reflective teacher in health and physical education.
4600 The School He al th Program (3) Problems involved in promoting health of school children; prevention of and protection against infectious diseases; physical
inspection and examination; health instruction; provision of a wholesome environment.
4601 Community H ea lth Issues (3) Community health aspects and implications of tobacco, alcohol, drugs, venereal disease and other communicable diseases; other
community health problems.
4602 Community Safe ty Educ at ion (3) Covers all grade levels in the school health program; community programs; home, traffic, and recreational safety; emphasis on
organization and administration of these programs.
4605 Habi tua ting and Addi ct ive Drugs in Our Cul ture (3) Prereq.: KIN 1600 and senior or graduate standing. Harmless, harmful, useful, and useless chemical
substances that affect physiological well-being and behavior or mood; interaction of psychological, sociological, and physiological components.
4606 Introduc tion to Hea lt h Promotion (3) Prereq.: PSYC 2000, junior standing. Recommended: PSYC 3083. Psychological and behavioral perspectives of health
promotion; theories and research related to health behavior change; analysis of effective interventions designed to promote health behavior change.
4800 Afric an Am eri cans in Sport (3) African American experiences in sport, including a survey of the history of African Americans in sport and its larger effect on
African American culture in general; introduction to the historical, sociological, economic, psychological, anatomical, and physiological aspects of sport unique to African
4835 Practi cum in Sport and L eisur e Adm inist rat ion (6) Prereq.: Sport Administration majors only; students should be within two semesters of completing degree
requirements or obtain permission of the department. Pass-fail grading. Practical applications of administrative techniques in a sport, leisure, or sport-related setting.
4900 Independen t Study (1-3) May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Open to advanced undergraduate or graduate students. Reading, research, and/or field work
on selected topics.
7500 Practi cum in Sport M anag emen t (3,6,9) Prereq.: a minimum of 21 sem. hrs. from the sport management MS program, a letter of agreement from prospective on-
site supervisor, and consent of faculty advisor. Practical application of management techniques in a sport or sport-related setting; students work in a professional capacity for 10-
30 hrs. per week during the semester under the guidance of the on-site supervisor.
7501 Advanced Res ear ch Me thods (3) Analysis of multivariate research methods and statistical analysis used in kinesiology research.
7502 Curriculu m Construc tion in Physi ca l Educa tion (3) Contemporary educational trends in curriculum theory, issues, philosophical orientation, and models derived
from research and experience.
7503 Dimens ions of Aging (3) Focus on physical, cognitive, and emotional aspects of biological aging; role of physical activity and lifestyle issues and their interaction
with chronological aging and functional ability.
7504 Tests and Me asuremen ts in K inesio logy (3) Measurement theory applied to testing in educational, fitness, and other kinesiology settings.
7505 Problems in Kin esio logy (3) May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Individual study.
7507 Histor ic al and Phi losophi cal Founda tions of K inesi ology (3)
7508 Analys is of Human Move men t (3) Mechanisms involved in the production of human movement and the techniques available for scientific analysis of such
7510 Motor Le arning (3) Cognitive and motor processes influencing the learning of motor skills; emphasis on assessing learning, changes during learning, attention,
augmented feedback, transfer of learning, and practice conditions, with implications for a variety of skill instruction and rehabilitation contexts.
7511 Admin istra tiv e Problems in Kin esio logy (3) Organization and management theory and techniques for administration of programs in educational and fitness
7512 Motor Contro l (3) Prereq.: consent of instructor. Neurophysiological and behavioral issues in control of human movement; emphasis on contrast between ecological
and constructionist approaches.
7513 Seminar in Physic al Edu ca tion Profession al Prep ara tion (3) Issues and trends in physical education; emphasis on undergraduate and graduate professional
7514 Pedagogy in Physica l Educa tion (3) Prereq.: KIN 7502 and admission to the doctoral program. Theory and research relating to systematized instruction in physical
7515 Theori es of Achi evem ent Mo tiv at ion in Physic al A ct ivi ty (3) Theories of achievement motivation as they apply in a variety of physical activity settings
including motor skill acquisition, sport, exercise behavior, and rehabilitation.
7517 Advanced Top ics in Motor Cont rol (3) Prereq.: KIN 7512 or consent of instructor. May be repeated for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. when topics vary. Selected topics
linking advanced motor control topics across disciplines, medicine and research.
7518 Social Issues in Sport (3) Examination of the social construction of sport and the systemic issues connected to contemporary sport.
7520 Motor Dev elop ment (3 ) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Psychomotor development of children; implications for skill learning; analyzing and planning motor development
research; motor development in special children; research on youth sports; evaluation and assessment; and perceptual-motor development.
7521 Labora tory Techn iques in Motor Beh avior (3) Prereq.: KIN 7508 or equivalent and consent of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Techniques and equipment
used in motor behavior and biomechanics labs; data acquisition and processing techniques; hardware and software associated with computerized data acquisition and processing;
timing equipment; force measuring instrumentation; motion analysis equipment; electromyography.
7522 Physical Educ at ion for Preschoo l and El emen tary Schoo l Childr en (3) Essentials for a successful movement program for children at the preschool and
elementary school level; philosophy, objectives, trends, teaching methods, and materials necessary for program development.
7523 Theori es of Motor Skil l A cquisi t ion (3) Prereq.: KIN 7510 and 7520. For PhD students in motor learning or motor development. Issues in motor control and
learning, i.e., central and peripheral mechanisms, theories of motor learning, motor programs, and short-term memory.
7525 Children and Spor t (3) Open to graduate students from any area. Children's involvement in organized sports; understanding of the present structure of youth sports;
research in child development, training, injuries, social psychology, skill acquisition, and coaching behavior; implications for children in sport.
7527 Seminar : Dev elopm ent al Fac tors in Chi ldren's Moto r-Skil l Le arnin g (3) Prereq.: KIN 7510 and 7520; or equivalent. For doctoral students only.
Developmental learning theory and literature; effects of developmental factors on children's motor performance and learning.
7528 Sport Psychology (3) Problems of several areas of social psychology related to sport; research methodology and theories.
7530 Exercis e Physiology (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Physical, chemical, and environmental factors influencing physical performance; bioenergetics, cardiovascular and
respiratory adjustments to exercise; research relevant to conditioning and physiological responses to exercise.
7531 Structur al and Func tion al Char ac ter isti cs of the D eve loping Chi ld (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Structural changes of growth of prepubertal and pubertal
children related to function in physical activity.
7533 Exercis e Test ing in H ea lth and Dise ase (3) Prereq.: KIN 7530. 1 hr. seminar; 4 hrs. lab. Theory and practicum in evaluating fitness, prescribing exercise, and
planning and supervising group programs for adults.
7534 Exercis e in H eal th and D iseas e (3) Contraindications and valid uses of exercise in mediating risk factors.
7535 Neuromuscu lar Asp ec ts of Exerc ise (3) Prereq.: KIN 7530. Effects of exercise on muscle cell structure and function; neuromuscular integration and neural
function in exercise.
7536 Cardiovascu lar and Respira tory Funct ion in Ex erc ise (3) Prereq.: KIN 7530. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Mechanics of cardiovascular and respiratory function
related to exercise.
7537 Exercis e and Enviro nmen t (3) Prereq.: KIN 7530. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Effects of environmental conditions on performance of various types of exercise.
7538 Practi cum in Card ia c Rehab il it at ion (6) Prereq.: KIN 7530, 7533, 7534, 7551. Pass-fail grading. Minimum on-site requirement is 20 hours per week. Important
for exercise specialist, exercise leader, or graded exercise technician certification. Involvement in the practical application of exercise testing, exercise prescription and exercise
leadership for cardiac patients.
7539 Labora tory Techn iques in Ex erc ise Physiology (3) Prereq.: KIN 7530; 1 hr. lecture, 4 hrs. lab; exercise physiology and college chemistry recommended.
Laboratory techniques in exercise physiology; principles of metabolic measurement and assay procedures for quantification of dynamic changes in blood chemistry during
7540 Motor Ab il it ies of Indiv idua ls wi th D isabi li ti es (3) Prereq.: KIN 4500 or 4540 or equivalent. Structure of gross and fine motor abilities of individuals with
disabilities; assessment of movement skills and physical fitness for individuals with disabilities.
7541 Motor Ac t ivi ty Programm ing for Indiv idua ls wi th Dis abi li ti es (3) Prereq.: KIN 7540. Motor activity programs developed from empirical research studies
compared to those of an intuitive basis; planning for inclusive settings; implications of federal and state regulations.
7542 Program Approach es for Adap ted Physic al
Act iv ity (3) Prereq.: KIN 7541. Open only to doctoral students. Survey of approaches and strategies for promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyles for individuals with
7550 Advanced Ex erc ise Physiology (3) Prereq.: KIN 7530; 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab; college chemistry, mathematics, physics recommended. Quantitative approach to
both systematic and cellular control during exercise.
7551 Exercis e El ect roca rdiogr aphy: Prin cip les and Prac ti ce (3) Prereq.: KIN 7530 or consent of instructor. Physiological bases, practical considerations, and
rhythm identification of resting and exercise electrocardiograms.
7560 Fall Prac ti cum in H ea lth and Physic al Edu ca tion (5) Prereq.: physical education cohort membership or consent of instructor. 1 hr. lecture; 8 hrs. lab. Pass-fail
grading. First teaching practicum in local schools.
7561 Spring Pract icum in Hea lth a nd Physica l Educa tion (5) Prereq.: physical education cohort membership or consent of instructor. 1 hr. lecture; 8 hrs. lab.
Pass-fail grading. Second teaching practicum in local schools.
7570 Criti ca l Issues in Tea ching Hea lth a nd Physica l Educa tion (3) Prereq.: physical education cohort membership or consent of instructor. Critical theory and
research related to pedagogical practices in health and physical education.
7575 The Tea cher-Res ear cher in Hea lth and Physica l Educa tion (3 ) Prereq.: physical education cohort membership or consent of instructor. Analysis of
teacher-researcher literature; its application to teaching health and physical education.
7580 Research Proj ec t in He al th and Physica l Educ at ion (3) Prereq.: physical education cohort membership and completion of KIN 7560 and 7561 or consent of
instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Development, completion, and presentation of a research problem in teaching health and physical education that grows out of fifth-year
clinical experiences and course work.
7601 Changing He al th Behav ior (3) Motivation and determinants of health behavior; behavior change strategies designed for utilization in individual and group health
education programs; promoting innovative health education programs in schools and the community.
7620 Epidem iolog ic al Appro ach to Communit y Hea l th (3) Prereq.: EXST 4001 or equivalent. Vital health statistics via the disease model and its determinants;
community organization and program development related to community health education, both qualitatively and quantitatively.
7900 Introduc tion to Res ear ch Me thods (3)
7999 Seminar in Se lec ted Top ics in K ines iology (1-3 ) May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit. Topics vary.
8000 Thesis Resear ch (1-12 per sem .) "S"/"U" grading.
8900 Independen t Resear ch (1-9) May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. credit. Pass-fail grading.
9000 Dissert at ion Resea rch (1-12 per sem.) "S"/"U" grading.
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE • LA
General education courses are marked with stars (✭).
1101 Landscape Rep resen ta tion I (3) 6 hrs. studio. Freehand and mechanical representation and observational skills used in design conceptualization; emphasis on the
development of a vocabulary, basic skills, and techniques of landscape architecture representation.
1102 Landscape Rep resen ta tion II (3) Prereq.: LA 1101. 6 hrs. studio. Developing skills in computer-aided visualization and illustrative documentation of landscapes;
introduction to digital imaging, drafting, and photo manipulation.
✭ 1201 Introdu ct ion to Lands cape Arch it ectu re (3) Introduction to the profession of landscape architecture for non-majors; overview of professional concerns and
responsibilities; awareness of natural and planned landscapes, as well as, the importance of using land in an efficient and attractive manner.
1202 World Landscap e Ar chi tec ture (3) Exploration of contemporary landscape design from around the world, including historic landscapes and gardens; urban plazas,
and pedestrian areas; parks and infrastructure.
✭ 1203 Vi ews of th e Amer ic an Landsc ape (3) Concepts, patterns, and themes that shape human attitudes and activities concerning the American landscape; natural
systems as links between managed landscapes and built environments; environmental and conservation ethics.
1204 Cities of th e World (3) Exploration of the physical, social, and environmental factors which contribute to the development of cities from historical to contemporary
1205 Landscapes for Re crea t ion and Tourism (3) Development and use of landscapes for recreation and tourism; interrelationships of cultural and natural influences.
2001 Landscape Design I (6) Prereq.: LA 1102. Consent of school director. 12 hrs. studio. Introduction to two-and three-dimensional design; spatial sequence, meaning,
and dynamic change; application to a simple design.
2002 Landscape Design II : Sit e Des ign (6) Prereq.: LA 2001 or equivalent. 12 hrs. studio. Development of landscape design processes as applied to small-scale
projects; introduction of earth structures, construction materials, and plants.
2101 Landscape Rep resen ta tion III (3) Prereq.: LA 1101 and 1102. 6 hrs. studio. Advanced representation techniques developing skills of visualization and
representation using freehand, mechanical, and digital imaging in design projects.
2201 Landscape Histo ry I (3) Development of earliest landscape traditions; relationship of humans to landscape in major cultural areas of the ancient world; development
of landscape traditions in western Europe and America from the 15th to 19th centuries.
2301 Landscape T echno logy I: L and Design (3 ) Prereq.: MATH 1021 and 1022 or equivalent; and LA 1102 or equivalent; consent of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs.
studio. Introduction to basic surveying for landscape architects; surveying systems and legal land descriptions; introduction to landscape architectural construction systems and
the relationship among landform/earth, plants, and structures, topographic mapping conventions, grading design, drainage and water management, roadway design and
2401 Landscape E cology (3) Prereq.: GEOG 2051 and RNR 1001 or equivalent. Class includes field trips. Application of ecological principles and relationships to
resource, recreation, and landscape planning, with attention to conservation ethics and legal regulations leading to sustainability of the landscape.
3001 Landscape Design III : Sit e Plann ing and Des ign (6) Prereq.: LA 2002 and 2101 and 2201 or equivalent. 12 hrs. studio. Required field trip. Students are
responsible for paying travel expenses associated with the course. Arrangement of buildings, circulation, and other landscape design elements; emphasis on earthwork and
3002 Landscape Design I V: Commun ity D esign (6) Prereq.: LA 2101 and 3001. 12 hrs. studio. Landscape planning and design at the community and neighborhood
scale; emphasis on relationships of uses, transportation infrastructure, green infrastructure, public services, and a mix of housing and commercial types.
3201 Landscape Histo ry II (3) Prereq.: LA 2201. Major landscape movements in the 19th and 20th centuries; theory and aspects of contemporary practice of landscape
3301 Landscape T echno logy II: Grad ing, Dra inage, and Roads (3) Prereq.: LA 2301 or equivalent; consent of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. studio. Advanced
grading and drainage with emphasis on aesthetic aspects of grading and best management practices and sustainability, landscape architectural systems and infrastructures
including advanced roadway design and alignment.
3302 Landscape T echno logy III: Design De tai l ing (3) Prereq.: LA 3301 or equivalent; consent of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. studio. Relationship between design
and implementation through construction processes, detailing as an extension of design, landscape architectural materials, basic structural theory, detailing and structures,
technical specifications as a means of enuring design intent.
3401 Plant Ma ter ia ls I (3) Prereq.: LA 2401 for undergraduate students. 1 hr. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. Identification and study of plant materials with specific recognition of the
visual and ecological characteristics of plants used in landscape design.
3402 Plant Ma ter ia ls II (3) Prereq.: LA 3401. 1 hr. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. Continuation of LA 3401 with the inclusion of basic principles of planting design.
4001 Landscape Design : Landsc ape Pla nning and D eve lopmen t V (6) Prereq.: LA 3002 and 3302. 12 hrs. studio. Landscape planning and design from the regional
to the site development scale; emphasis on generating planning and design strategies for urbanization and development that are informed by an understanding of the ecology and
culture of the region , and based on principles of sustainability.
4002 Landscape Design VI: Spec ia li za tion (6) Prereq.: LA 4001. 12 hrs. studio. Required field trip. Students are responsible for paying travel expenses associated with
the course. Studio projects addressing various aspects of landscape architecture.
4101 Advanced Dig it al Repr esent at ion (3) Prereq.: LA 1102, 2101, or equivalent. Advanced techniques in digital representation, such as 3-D modeling, terrain
modeling, animation, advanced imaging, and rendering.
4201 Theory and Me thods of Landscap e Plann ing (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principal theoretical literature in landscape analysis and planning; application of
theories and methods; basic skills in the use of GIS, global positioning systems (GPS), and remote sensing/image processing technology.
4203 Reading th e Louis iana L andscap e (3) Advanced seminar exploring the use of diverse sources to research and understand regional landscapes and apply these
finding to project-based work.
4204 Planning D isast er Resi lie nt Communi t ies (3) Theory and methods of planning disaster resilient communities considering hurricanes, earthquakes, cyclones,
tsunamis, and landslides chiefly in regions located near low-lying coastal areas and countries bordering the Pacific Rim.
4301 Landscape T echno logy IV : Speci al iz at ion (3) Prereq.: LA 3302 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. studio. Specialty topics in landscape architecture construction
and design implementation.
4501 Field Studi es in Landsc ape A rchi te ctur e (1-3) May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit. Elective field trip. Students are responsible for paying travel expenses
associated with this course. Field trip to landscape architectural office, projects, historic sites, and schools throughout the U.S. and abroad.
4502 Independen t Study in Landsc ape A rch ite ctu re (3) Prereq.: consent of School director. Independent study proposals must be pre-approved by the supervising
faculty member. Program of individual study under faculty guidance, including auditing lectures, reading, and exercises as needed to develop skills in methods of inquiry related
to the area of specialty.